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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 01, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Concert: The Get Up Kids

Oct 01, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$16-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On their new album "Problems," The Get Up Kids examine everything from life-changing loss to loneliness to the inevitable anxiety of existing in 2019. But by sustaining the essence of their sound -- anthemic choruses with sing-along-ready melodies -- the band highlights those troubles as a shared experience, giving way to an unbreakable solidarity. Indie/post-punk band Pilot to Gunner will support the show.

Saturday, 02 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 02, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Sunday, 03 Oct 2021

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 03, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Oct 03, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Monday, 04 Oct 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Zodiac Week

Oct 04, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

What's your sign? Choose a mug or bowl and personalize with your astrological sign or symbol. Find out more about the Memorial Union Zodiac's traditions and superstitions. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 04, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021

News Engagement Day

Oct 05, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hamilton Hall and Student Innovation Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Student activities

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication will celebrate #NewsEngagementDay by focusing on global journalism and the importance of news worldwide. Read, watch, like, tweet, post, listen to, or comment on news, and learn news reporting principles.

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 05, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Afternoon Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 05, 2021

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $125/Public $135 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

An introduction to creating functional pottery on the wheel. Start with the building blocks of centering clay and pulling cylinders, and move on to make bowls, mugs, and other forms. Class meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:30pm for 6 weeks with instructor Valerie Williams.

Metalsmithing Jewelry Class

Oct 05, 2021

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $70/Public $80 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing, and riveting. Class meets Tuesdays from 6:30-9pm for 4 weeks with instructor Terrie Hoefer.

Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 06, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Woodshop Orientation

Oct 06, 2021

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20/Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Glass Beads Class

Oct 06, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $75/Public $85 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use these beauties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art. Meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30pm for 4 weeks with instructor Rhonda Scott.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Oct 06, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's premier student improv troupe presents unscripted fun at its finest every other Wednesday in the M-Shop.

Thursday, 07 Oct 2021

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 07, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Indigo-Dyed Boro Scarf Class

Oct 07, 2021

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $55/Public $65 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn two fiber art processes to create a contemporary "distressed" scarf! Sarah Cady will teach Shibori, one of the earliest Japanese tie-dyeing techniques, which will create patterns on fabric with natural indigo dye. Weeks two and three are with Judy Lemish where you will piece together you dyed fabric with other upcycled cotton textiles.

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 07, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

SUB Comedy Night: Amos Gill

Oct 07, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

One of the hottest comedians in Australia, and now swiftly making a name for himself globally, Amos Gill divides his time between Australia and the USA, where he's a staple headliner at all the top comedy venues and festivals. Amos was recently invited by Jim Jefferies to join him on his Australian arena tour, as well as at New York's iconic Madison Square Garden to a sell-out crowd, and then once more on Jim's arena tour of South Africa.

Friday, 08 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 08, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Saturday, 09 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 09, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Sunday, 10 Oct 2021

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 10, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Snake Eyes

Oct 10, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

An ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage welcomes tenacious loner Snake Eyes after he saves the life of their heir apparent. Upon arrival in Japan, the Arashikage teach him the ways of the ninja warrior while also providing him something he's been longing for: a home. However, when secrets from Snake Eyes' past are revealed, his honor and allegiance get tested -- even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Monday, 11 Oct 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Trinkets and Treasures Week

Oct 11, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a place for your favorite little things - a tray for your keys, a ring holder, a bank for your change, or choose from boxes of all shapes and sizes. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Dream Catcher Workshop for Indigenous People's Day

Oct 11, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$15 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn about the origin of this craft and the symbolism of the materials with Winnebago Omaha elder Irma Wilson White.

Dream Catcher Workshop for Indigenous People's Day

Oct 11, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$15 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn about the origin of this craft and the symbolism of the materials with Winnebago Omaha elder Irma Wilson White.

Tuesday, 12 Oct 2021

Shark Tank Watch Party

Oct 12, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

3231 Student Innovation Center

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

Join like-minded students to watch "Shark Tank." Meet others from across campus who are interested in starting a business or learning more about entrepreneurship. Registration requested.

Thursday, 14 Oct 2021

Cyclone Cinema: The Forever Purge

Oct 14, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Adela and her husband, Juan, live in Texas, where he works as a ranch hand for the wealthy Tucker family. Juan impresses the Tucker patriarch, Caleb, but that fuels the jealous anger of his son, Dylan. On the morning after the Purge, a masked gang of killers attacks the Tuckers, forcing both families to band together and fight back as the country spirals into chaos.

Concert: RIVVRS

Oct 14, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

After a three year hiatus, RIVVRS returns with brand new album "Start Living" - a raw, vulnerable collection of alternative folk songs about the struggles that come with addiction, mental health, and sober recovery. RIVVRS first gained recognition with his 2016 single "I Will Follow You" which landed at No. 3 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter Chart and saw more than 15-million streams and multiple features across TV and film.

Friday, 15 Oct 2021

Last Day! Sugar Skulls Craft for Latinx Heritage Month

Oct 15, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8 in studio/$10 to go

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter.